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Old 01-21-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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I have a 40 oz. bottle of honey that's been in the cupboard for about 3 or 4 months.

It isn't clear and smooth anymore and it looks kind of grainy.

Is there a way to get it smooth again or do I need to throw it away?

Someone said I can microwave it and that would fix it, but is it alright to heat the whole bottle and store it in the cupboard again?

What causes this?

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Old 01-21-2010, 07:42 PM   #2
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LOL, I thought this was going to be about your DH

yes, if you microwave or heat it up in a pot it will be fine, but don't think you can re-store it
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LOL, I thought this was going to be about your DH
Me too!

I've had honey do that too. When I wanted to use it, I just took out what I needed and melted it in the microwave. If it is in a plastic bottle, don't just put the bottle in the microwave when you get down to the last bit. My bottle started melting! I didn't use the honey then.
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You can either scoop out what you need and heat it, or place the whole bottle in a bowl of hot water and let it melt. It should still be fine to use. It's just crystallizing. I wouldn't microwave the whole bottle, but that's just me. (but def don't if it's plastic!!)
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LOL, I thought this was going to be about your DH
That was my thought, too! I agree with the others - the honey is still good and can be heated to make it runny again. In England (where my DH is from), they sell both crystallized and "runny" honey in the stores.
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Honey is one of those things that NEVER goes bad. They've found honey in the pyramids and it's still good (just crystallized)-at least that's the story I've heard . I rewarm my honey over and over and never have a problem.
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